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Nov 2, 2012 9:00am EDT
. today, mitt romney starts in wisconsin and both the president and romney both make appearances in the state of ohio. romney has two stops and the president has three. now, he's trying to make up for the lull in campaigning because of the super storm. the president was back on the campaign trail yesterday making appearances in wisconsin, nevada and boulder, colorado. he also got endorsements from the mayor of new york city, who says he's doing it because the president, president obama, has done a lot on global warming. the president is slamming mitt romney, charging he would be a rubber stamp for the right wing. romney is ridiculing the president for wanting to create a new cabinet position, a secretary of business. >> i don't think what we need is another government bureau accurate that supposedly knows something about job creation. i think it would be a president who actually understands job creation. >> he's saying he's the candidate of change. let me tell you, wisconsin, we know what change looks like. and what the governor is offering sure ain't change. giving more power back to t
FOX
Oct 31, 2012 7:00am EDT
still playing out. both the obama and romney campaigns are scrambling to switch up their schedules and recalibrate their messages as they reond to sandy. >>> fox 5 morning news at 7 starts right noufrment >>> this is halloween, wednesday, october 31st, 2012. there's your live look outside. much more traffic this morning than we've had in a you a mornings. >> metro also open today. normal service resumed this morning. however, some bus routes could be affected by flooding and road closures, so build in some extra time for your trip. >>> the federal government is open today, though employees have the option for unscheduled leave and telework. most students will head back to the classrooms but some schools are still closed due to power outages. in fairfax county, the following schools will remain closed. they are language ly langly. in arlington county, bar croft elementary school is closed n d.c., jefferson county will remain closed. >> prince georges county, excel academy is closed n howard county, bowman bridge elementary school is closed and arundel county will have 17 schools tha
FOX
Oct 31, 2012 9:00am EDT
out on that stage and told us that the plant is now closed and all of you are fired... i looked both ways, i looked at the crowd, and...we all just lost our jobs. we don't have an income. mitt romney made over 100 million dollars by shutting down our plant and devastated our lives. turns out that when we built that stage, it was like building my own coffin, and it just made me sick. [ male announcer ] priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. >>> opportunistic or tacky? backlash this morning on retailers hoping to cash in on sandy. american apparel offering 20% off everything. a lot of people encouraged to shop online while riding out the storm. one twitter user called it the lowest of low. should we call it capitalism? what do we call it? the lowest of low? opportunistic? >> it's weird that they just target those states. >> that part is strange. those are probably the states least likely -- >> too busy to be shopping right now, so. >> okay. our producer sent in information on rainfall. >>> apparently these numbers just came out. easton, maryland, the
FOX
Oct 29, 2012 9:00am EDT
... i looked both ways, i looked at the crowd, and...we all just lost our jobs. we don't have an income. mitt romney made over 100 million dollars by shutting down our plant and devastated our lives. turns out that when we built that stage, it was like building my own coffin, and it just made me sick. [ male announcer ] priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. >>> up no new york city, wall street is shuttle down because of the hurricane. many financial companies like american express are closing up shop and banks including goldman sacs and morgan stanley are operating on a work at home state today. >>> with just a little over a week until election day, the presidential candidates are forced to shuffle their campaign schedules around. >> president barack obama is getting rid of plans to campaign in three states and a rally in florida this morning. he will be back at the white house this afternoon to monitor the hurricane. governor mitt romney is campaigning in ohio, iowa, and wisconsin today. he canceled altitude.tv stops in virginia yesterday. and
FOX
Oct 30, 2012 9:00am EDT
are both suspending their campaigns today. president barack obama is at the white house. he is monitoring the impact and response to the storm. aides for governor mitt romney say if anything that he will take part in some sort of relief effort. the federal government is shut down again today, but the labor department says friday's big jobs report will still be released on schedule. >>> still ahead, water rushes into a train station in new jersey. we'll show you how it got in. >>> first, though, lauren demarco has a look at damage in ocean city, maryland. lauren. >>reporter: well, whipping winds continue here in ocean city. in the meantime city officials beginning to assess the damage. we're going to have an update in the wake of superstorm sandy coming up next on fox 5 morning news.  >>> back now on fox 5 morning news. we are bringing you live pictures from northwest washington. you see here a big tree toppled over. this is at wisconsin avenue and porter street. it's taken some power lines down with it. so you may be having power problems in that neigh
FOX
Nov 1, 2012 9:00am EDT
production in both places. >> okay. >> there's another couple factors. one is the detroit news of romney. romney 's right to say -- they criticized his policies and supported obama's policies. on the issue of the auto bailout, they supported obama. >> okay. so once again, there's truth in both ads. >> yeah. it's complicated. >> it is . i guess in many of these ads, they are stretching the truth or leaving out key facts. they are not necessarily out right lies. >> right. that's the big thing thing. you are not getting the full context. >> okay. let's go to another ad. this is going to be pro romney. this one is getting a lot of play. a woman says she went on the internet to find out what romney's views were. >> those ads say mitt romney would ban all abortions and contraceptions seemed extreme. i looked into it. turns out romney doesn't oppose contraception at all. he thinks abortion should be an option in cases of rape, incest or to save a mother's life. >> she goes on to say that besides for her it's really all about the economy. talk to me about this. is there truth in here? >> this ad
FOX
Oct 29, 2012 7:00am EDT
yesterday. both he and governor mitt romney have had to either cancel or postpone campaign events because of the storm. moms are now bracing for sandy's full impact, even if some are finding a silver lining in those gathering clouds. >> a lot of people would say you're crazy. >> i'd agree. >> reporter: i can tell you not too many surfers are out there right now. we've been watching as the beach is inundated with these waves, of course the morning high tide here about 20 minutes away. tony and allison. >> all right, we'll checking in, thank you doug. >> thanks, doug. >>> you guys are so busy, we appreciate it. >> so busy. even when i worked on sunday morning at ocean city, the water levels were already a foot and a half above normal at that point, but you can just imagine now what's going on out there. >> right. >> this storm is huge, and really a monster storm. and as tucker mentioned earlier, we cannot stress enough for people really to take it seriously. let's get a look now at our maps and show you what is going on. let's look at sental radar. here we already have some of those rain pushi
FOX
Oct 30, 2012 7:00am EDT
stage and told us that the plant is now closed and all of you are fired... i looked both ways, i looked at the crowd, and...we all just lost our jobs. we don't have an income. mitt romney made over 100 million dollars by shutting down our plant and devastated our lives. turns out that when we built that stage, it was like building my own coffin, and it just made me sick. [ male announcer ] priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. >>> we have an update on the tall ship that got caught up in sandy off of the north carolina coast. one of the crew members pulled from the water has died. 14 other crew members were rescued from the ship. the ship was built for the 1962 movie mutiny on the bounty, and appeared in the 2006 pirates of the caribbean movie. the ship's captain is still missing. >>> thousands of flights canceled once again this morning, thanks to sandy. at the world's second busiest airport in chicago, backed up travelers are scrambling to rebook or find another way home. one couple didn't want to wait to catch a flight back home to australia
FOX
Nov 2, 2012 7:00am EDT
the male gap as well. both candidates are struggling, president obama is doing a little bit better with female voters and mitt romney is doing better with male voters. >> we have about 30 seconds left. but i want to talk about the gender gap quickly. why do you think romney has made better strides in terms of closing that gap recently? >> again, you expect some of these things to close, but he hasn't been able to stand up to the more extreme views in his party. not just issues of abortion, but equal pay. in rural counties, women are more likely to be the bread winner in the house. equal pay is a kitchen table issue. i think mr. romney had a great chance to show leadership there and hasn't and women noticed that. >> ford? >> mitt romney is closing that gap because women have suffered more economically under the obama administration than men. for that reason, the economy is the top issue and mitt romney is leading virginia on the issue of the economy and who will be a stronger leader. definitely we're going to find out on election day. >> everyone needs to get out and vote. >> or the
FOX
Nov 1, 2012 7:00am EDT
both ways, i looked at the crowd, and...we all just lost our jobs. we don't have an income. mitt romney made over 100 million dollars by shutting down our plant and devastated our lives. turns out that when we built that stage, it was like building my own coffin, and it just made me sick. [ male announcer ] priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. >>> this is fox 5 morning news. >> back now at 8:00 a.m. the lights are almost all back on in the dc region following hurricane sandy. a surprise story for many, pepco, a low number of outages and quick restoration. preparation, good luck, or both? we talk with them just ahead. >> breaking news in the penn state child sex abuse scandal. what he is facing coming up. >> and later, new research shows morities are less likely to be saved from a heart attack by cpr. a look at why that is and what'sbeing done to reverse the trend. good morning i'm tony perkins. >> and i'm allison seymour. >> we have a few school closings to share. these schools that still have no power. lokian elementary. >> also magathy river
FOX
Nov 2, 2012 5:00am EDT
to you. >>> well, only days to go until the election. and both president obama and governor romney are criscrossing battleground states in the run up to next tuesday. the president picked up an endorsement from michael bloomberg. today on the campaign trail romney starts in wisconsin. then both the president and romney make appearances in the all important toss up state of ohio. romney has two stops and the president has three. >>> also in our top stories this hour, the nationwide man hunt for a virginia man wanted for three pipe bomb attacks in staff ford county has ended in montana. lawrence stewart was captured yesterday following a brief pursuit with police. officers had to use spike strips to deflaet his tires. during the chase he threw a pipe bomb at the officers. he will be extradited back to virginia to face numerous charges. >> the district officer accused of shooting an unarmed suspect in the back will return to court today for a bond hearing. that suspect is now paralyzeed from the waist down. he was pulled over on september 6th on suspicion of driving a stolen motorcycl
FOX
Nov 1, 2012 6:00am EDT
splits they call the romney-ryan real recovery road rally. both campaigns still battling for the under voters that are generally favoring romney but the numbers have tightened. with the economy playing such a large role in this election, this question may be crucial. do you approve of the president's handling of the economy? 52% say they disapprove. that with new unemployment numbers due out tomorrow. >>> in washington, doug luzader, fox news. ox new s. >>> and we are staying on top of the big u.s. senate race in virginia. last week, republican candidate george allen joined us for an extended interview. >> today, it is democrat tim kaine's turn. he will join us live in studio at 7:30 this morning. >>> coming up after of the break, the redskins host the carolina panthers on sunday. dave ross breaks it down in the morning line. [ earnest ] out of the blue one day, we were told to build a 30-foot stage. gathered the guys and we built that 30-foot stage, not knowing what it was for. just days later, all three shifts were told to assemble in the warehouse. a group of people walked out on th
FOX
Oct 30, 2012 5:00am EDT
house. republican challenger mitt romney also canceled campaign plans in ohio today. both are focusing on response and relief efforts. >>> straight ahead at 6:00. >> we continue to follow sandy's aftermath. we'll take you live to ocean city for a look at the damage there when we return.  ananncr: their ads, hopelessly untrue. a west virginia casino launching the biggest ad barrage ever. don't be misled. the washington post says question seven is just... common sense. it'll create 4,000 permanent jobs. and stop maryland from losing millions to other states... every year. that's why business, labor, and teachers all support... question seven. and so does the washington post. vote for question seven. it's just common sense. look, the reason i'm in this race is there are people that are really hurting today in this country. and we face this deficit -- could crush the future generations. and republicans and democrats both love america but we need to have leadership -- leadership in washington that will actually bring people together and get the job done and could not care less if
FOX
Oct 31, 2012 6:00am EDT
you meet specific qualify indications. >> both president obama and mitt romney have canceled campaign stops for the last couple of days because of the superstorm. the president has been in washington to monitor the situation and relief efforts and as we mentioned, he is heading to new jersey today. romney held a storm relief event in high and is now in florida for three campaign events today. although the red rick will likely be toned down because of the storm. >>> coming up next, the wizards hit the hard court in their first season opener. >> as we go to break, more images of the superstorm's aftermath. this pick is from upper marlboro, maryland. keep e-mailing us those pictures of what is going on out there, what has happened out there. t there.  s anncr: their ads, hopelessly untrue. a west virginia casino launching the biggest ad barrage ever. don't be misled. the washington post says question seven is just... common sense. it'll create 4,000 permanent jobs. and stop maryland from losing millions to other states... every year. that's why business, labor, and teachers a
FOX
Nov 2, 2012 6:00am EDT
while republican challenger mitt romney will be in wisconsin. gorn nor romney was in virginia yesterday and president obama will return to northern virginia tomorrow for a campaign stop. later this morning both camps will be watching the latest jobs report. if it's the last one before the election. >>> >> changes to speed and red light camera spine fines. >> but first a man accused of a string of pipe bombings. we'll many or on that coming up when fox 5 morning news continues.  >>> there is some breaking news from northern virginia this morning. a suspect has been killed by sheriff's deputies. this happened around 4:00 this morning on tack et mill road near the staff ford county line. authorities tell us the incident began as an accident investigation. it's unclear though how it's kalated to a deadly shooting. we'll continue to follow that throughout the morning. >>> the nationwide man hunt for a virginia man accused of trying to kill his exgirlfriend and two police officers using pipe bombs had ended in montana. lawrence stewart was caught afte
FOX
Oct 30, 2012 6:00am EDT
on that stage and told us that the plant is now closed and all of you are fired... i looked both ways, i looked at the crowd, and...we all just lost our jobs. we don't have an income. mitt romney made over 100 million dollars by shutting down our plant and devastated our lives. turns out that when we built that stage, it was like building my own coffin, and it just made me sick. [ male announcer ] priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. >>> as expected, trees are causing a lot of problems this morning. we've got them down blocking roads and that is trouble for drivers. >> of course. but for some home owners as well, it is even worse when a huge free comes crashing down on the roof of your house. melanie alnwick is live in laurel with more on the storm's damage. >> good morning to you. not just on roofs but cars as well. left night, wade situation in oxon hill where a tree in an apartment complex came down and smashed a number of cars. and then here in the city of laurel, they had about a dozen trees come down including four that came down on top of ho
FOX
Oct 29, 2012 5:00am EDT
stage and told us that the plant is now closed and all of you are fired... i looked both ways, i looked at the crowd, and...we all just lost our jobs. we don't have an income. mitt romney made over 100 million dollars by shutting down our plant and devastated our lives. turns out that when we built that stage, it was like building my own coffin, and it just made me sick. [ male announcer ] priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. >>> welcome back to fox 5 morning news. you are taking -- you are looking live right now at the vipir radar. it is a picture of hurricane sandy as it barrels down on the east coast. we've got updates throughout the morning about the impact this will have. as tucker has been saying all morning long, it will get worse throughout the day. this is a live look at seaside heights in new jersey. it looks like this is the boardwalk and it is raining there and it looks like some rain and water hitting the boardwalk. east coast getting pretty hard hit by this storm already. before a crew live in ocean city right now. >> you can see
FOX
Nov 1, 2012 5:00am EDT
that the plant is now closed and all of you are fired... i looked both ways, i looked at the crowd, and...we all just lost our jobs. we don't have an income. mitt romney made over 100 million dollars by shutting down our plant and devastated our lives. turns out that when we built that stage, it was like building my own coffin, and it just made me sick. [ male announcer ] priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. >>> a train derailment has forced more than a thousand people to be evacuated from their homes in kentucky and hundreds more are being asked to stay indoors. one of the train cars caught fire and is burning chemicals near louisville. two workers are in critical condition. a third is considered serious. burping railcar is just a few feet from other derailed cars carrying dangerous chemicals. >>> four people were shot at a% on the usc campus. one is in critical condition. police did make an arrest and three people were shot during celebrations in hollywood. a 17-year-old boy is in critical condition. the others are expected to survive. now, th
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